Brian joined the New Hope Church staff in August 2016 where he served as the Student Ministries Pastor. He previously served as the High School / Contemporary Worship Arts Pastor at Oregon City Evangelical Church for 6 years and has been serving in youth ministry for over a decade, answering the call and passion of bringing young people to Christ and helping them grow in their faith. Brian now serves as our Worship Pastor and also pastors our young adult ministry EPIC. Brian was born at St. Charles Hospital before moving to Portland when he was only 2 years-old. He is very excited to be back in Central Oregon and absolutely loves the people and town of Bend.
FamilyBrian has been married to his wonderful wife Lisa since 2010. They have a beautiful daughter Gray who was born in February 2017 and a beautiful baby boy Walker who was born in November 2019. They also have a wonderful black lab named Milly.
Brian loves the outdoors. Whether hiking, surfing, sailing, snowboarding, mountain biking, or just swimming with some friends in a refreshing lake. Brian also enjoys photography, woodworking, and music production.
B.A. Business Management / Youth Ministry Min. George Fox University
M. Min. Pacific Evangelical School of Ministry
Ordained through Evangelical Church of North America